1. posthumous (adj) -arising, occurring, or continuing after one's death
BRAVE NEW WORLD VOCAB 2
1. posthumous (adj)
, occurring, or continuing after one's death
He was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
2. twitter (v)-
to talk lightly and rapidly
, especially of trivial matters; chatter.
The young girls twittered as they stood in the lunch line.
3. gratuitous (adj)-
being without apparent
, cause, or justification
So many movies have scenes of gratuitous violence and nudity.
4. suffuse (v)- to overspread
with or as with a liquid
, color, etc.
She was suffused in fluorescent light as she stood in the hall.
5. insinuate (v)- to instill or infuse subtly or artfully, as into the mind.
The commercials were intended to insinuate the products into the minds of young children.
6. laden (adj)-
; loaded down.
their eyes laden with sleep
, begged to stay up just 30 more minutes.
7. indefatigable (adj)- incapable of being tired out;
not yielding to fatigue
The journalist was indefatigable in her pursuit of the truth.
8. hypnopaedia (n)- the learning of lessons heard during sleep
we could perfect hypnopaedia
, students would be able to learn much more in school.
9. inculcate (v)- to implant by repeated statement or admonition
By inculcating the vocab words he was able to earn a perfect score on the test.
10. indissoluble (adj)-
incapable of being dissolved
, decomposed, undone,
We had formed an indissoluble bond and would be together for the rest of our lives.
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